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The Nationals' mascot spent the day paying drivers' tolls

Drivers in the D.C. area got a welcome surprise Wednesday when the Washington Nationals' mascot paid their highway tolls.
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Drivers in the D.C. area got a welcome surprise Wednesday courtesy of the Washington Nationals.

The team's mascot, Screech, paid drivers' tolls on a Northern Virginia highway and handed them Nats hats. 

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The Nats were hoping to foster goodwill with commuters and entice them to come out to the ballpark for Opening Day. 

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If you do end up going to the game, don't expect to have the Nationals pay your toll, or your parking. 

- Dan Gartland